Unicorn Update - information for the staff of the Indiana University Libraries


Current issue of the Unicorn Update   back to the Sirsi Implementation Home Page

Issue #1
August 18, 2000 Premier issue! Part 1 of the Unicorn Glossary, and an explanation of the new system name.

Issue #2
September 1, 2000 Part 2 of the Glossary, Library conversion chart, and description of the OPAC features.

Issue #3
September 15, 2000 Training plans gain momentum, inside story
on "Preparing for a web-based catalog".

Issue #4
October 6, 2000 Three part story on unlinked item records.

Issue #5
October 13, 2000 Serials Control Issues, Serials Training, and
Acquisitions Update

Issue #6
October 27, 2000 Progress Report, and Support Model

Issue #7
November 10, 2000 IUB & IUPUI uniform lending policies, circulation policies, and Glossary Part 3

Issue #8
December 1, 2000 Tools for teaching users, online OPAC training, and "Do-it-yourself" library services on hold.

Issue #9
December 15, 2000 Training update, subscribing to an Unicorn majordomo list, on-line training.

Issue #10
December 22, 2000 Implementation status report, implementation checklist, Webcat: Beyond the Basics.

Issue #11
January 19, 2001"Missing records", Ordering and Receiving Status, Response to the new IUCAT.

Issue #12
February 2, 2001Procedures for reserves, Fund manager training, Q&A Sessions

Issue #13
February 16, 2001 Recalls, Fixes, FirstSearch URLs eliminated, Unicorn Q & A

Issue #14
March 2, 2001 Why has the system been going down?, problem solving follow-up, authorization request form

Issue #15
March 23, 2001 March 4th fixes and LOTS of training materials online

Issue #16
July 17, 2001 Plan for Unicorn Change, Workflows and ADA, Changes to the IUCAT Tutorials

Issue #17
August 3, 2001 New Look for IUCAT, Return of Lost and Missing, Outage Schedule for August

Issue #18
August 31, 2001 "Chunky" Search Results, Sorting Keyword Search Results, WorkFlows Improvements

Issue #19
October 26, 2001 Key enhancements, timeline, information sessions

Issue #20
February 7, 2002 Discarding, WorkFlows PINs, and the 2002 Client

Issue #21
August 16, 2002 IUCAT changes with iLink and ONLINE and "My Account" functions

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